The work shows pedestrian walk signs painted on the street. The signs have been filmed during one year. The name of the film is also a sign which can be read: as before, as previously. The repetitive piece refers to the beautiful emotion: longing for something that was before.
architecture and urban space, emotions, families, longing, memories (mental objects), painting (artistic creation), pictures, repetition, streets, symbolism, traffic, urban landscape
Seppo Renvall (Author), Aslak Christiansson (Composer), Seppo Renvall (Director), Aslak Christiansson (Sound)
Seppo Renvall is a pioneer in Finnish experimental film. He works mainly with film and video, but hid artistic output also includes photography, installations and happenings. His films are characterised by an abstract imagery in black and white and a non-narrative structure that often focuses on the apparently commonplace and everyday. Renvall collaborates with musicians, DJs and audio specialists. His works and performances have been seen in the most prestigious arenas of alternative film and visual arts from Anthology Film Archive in New York to the biennials of Venice and Sao Paulo.